ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Clinical Assistant Professor, 2016 - Present

University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Department of Allied Health, Chapel Hill, NC

Educate learners in the Physician Assistant Program through course direction and mentorship

Launched faculty continuing education programming

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Physician Assistant, Emergency Medicine, 2016 - Present

University of North Carolina Health Care, Chapel Hill and Hillsborough, NC

Provide high-quality assessment, diagnosis, and treatment in both an academic and a community setting

Clinical preceptor for learners in the emergency department

Physician Assistant, Emergency Medicine, 2013 - 2016

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Provide high-quality assessment, diagnosis, and treatment as part of a physician-PA team

Clinical preceptor for learners in the emergency department

Share administrative responsibilities with fellow senior members of the PA group

Physician Assistant, Emergency Medicine, 2010 - 2013

Cottage Health Systems, Santa Barbara, CA

Provide high-quality assessment, diagnosis, and treatment with physician collaboration

Pioneered physician assistant employment at Santa Barbara and Goleta Valley Cottage Hospitals

Physician Assistant, Gynecology and Reproductive Health, 2010-2013

Planned Parenthood of Santa Barbara, Ventura, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, CA

Provide female and male reproductive care including preventative services, treatment, contraception, abortion care, pelvic ultrasonography & vasectomy preparation/follow up. 


PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

Presenter:

Pilot point-of care-ultrasound physician assistant curriculum: an educational adjunct to the traditional anatomy course. World Congress of Ultrasound in Medical Education, Montreal, Canada, 2017.

Author:

The Subtle Symptoms of an Ectopic Pregnancy. Bludorn, Janelle R. ADVANCE for NPs and PAs. February 2017.

Contributor:

Sudden Weakness in A Young Healthy Man. Rousseau, Lauren A. et al. Journal of Emergency Medicine , Volume 51 , Issue 6 , 725 - 728


NON-CLINICAL PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants Board of Directors, 2018-Present

Represent emergency medicine PAs  as Director at Large on this national board.

University of North Carolina Advanced Life Support, ACLS Instructor, 2017-Present

Guide students in lectures, simulation practice sessions, & testing sessions for ACLS certification/recertification

Journal of American Academy of Physician Assistants Peer Review Board, 2014 - Present

Review scholarly article submissions and give peer recommendation for acceptance or denial for publication

University of South Dakota, PA Program Guest Lecturer, 2015

Provided in-class instruction for didactic phase students. 

AAPA Huddle Launch Team, Member, 2015 - 2016

Consultant and advisor in the development, launch, and moderation of AAPA’s emerging online community

Massachusetts General Hospital/American Heart Association, ACLS Instructor, 2014 - 2016

Guide students in lectures, simulation practice sessions, and testing sessions for ACLS certification/recertification

Massachusetts General Hospital Sexual Assault Task Force, 2014 - 2016

Lead instructor of Sexual Assault Evaluation course for Harvard Emergency Medicine PAs, attendings & residents

Participate in quality assurance review of sexual assault examination cases and departmental education

College Start Online Physician Assistant Application Specialist, 2014 - 2016

Deliver expert feedback to physician assistant and medical student applicants via editing and mock interviews

Doximity Fellowship and Medical Advisory Board, 2014 - 2016

First PA selected to critique and curate PA & emergency medicine literature circulated to over half of US physicians

Contribute product advice and strategic guidance to the company


EDUCATION

Master of Science in Health Sciences, Physician Assistant, 2010

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Bachelor of Science, Psychology, 2008, Cum Laude

Minors: American Indian Studies, Biology

University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD


ACCREDITATIONS

NCCPA Board Certification, Expires 12/2018

Massachusetts Physician Assistant License, Expires 3/2017

Massachusetts Controlled Substances Certificate, Expires 5/2016

DEA Registration, Expires 7/2016

ACLS Instructor Certification, Expires 4/2017

BLS for Healthcare Providers Certification, Expires 4/2017


SKILLS

Emergency department procedures include: laceration repair, I&D, slit lamp, joint/fracture reduction and splinting, bedside ultrasound, ultrasound-guided intravenous catheter placement, ABG, arterial and central line placement, nerve blocks, paracentesis, lumbar puncture, NG tube placement, g-tube replacement, intubation

Gynecology procedures include: IUD and hormonal implant insertion & removal, cryotherapy, endometrial and vulvar biopsy, cervical block, bedside ultrasound

Moderate proficiency in medical Spanish

Competency in various electronic medical record systems


COMMUNITY OUTREACH

University of California Santa Barbara Global Medical Brigades, Volunteer Clinician, 2015

Travelled throughout Nicaragua for two weeks providing medical care and public health projects to remote villages

Served as mentor, educator, and chaperone to undergraduate students who accompanied clinicians on the brigade

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, Boston University Alpha Phi Chapters, Alumni Volunteer, 2014

Instructed chapter members in CPR and AED training

Participated in alumni panel for career development and networking

University of California Santa Barbara Health Profession Association, Presenter, 2012-2013

Led presentation and discussion regarding physician assistant education and career

Represented physician assistant profession on multidisciplinary discussion panel

Santa Barbara County Animal Shelter, Volunteer, 2010-2012

Participation in fundraising and marketing activities and shelter tasks such as walking and caring for dogs

Athlete Health Organization, Medical Volunteer, 2008-2010

Performed complete health screening physicals available at no cost to inner-city Philadelphia students

PCOM OB/Gyn Club, Volunteer Health Educator, 2008-2010

Leads a series of health and wellness lessons on reproductive health, nutrition, exercise, and health maintenance at both a women’s shelter and home for teenage mothers in Philadelphia


AFFILIATIONS

American Academy of Physician Assistants, Member

Physician Assistant Education Association, Member


HONORS

 ED Communication Focus Group: MGH Emergency Department, 2016

Scholarship: American Academy of Physician Assistants/Physician Assistant Foundation, 2009

Scholarship: Alpha Phi Foundation, 2008